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We are three friends (Tim, Victoria and Seth) who love to make and share music. You can do a lot with vocals and a guitar.

The Second Tradition Band is a high energy eight piece band from California. Influenced by blues, jazz, funk, and rock & roll, the Second Tradition deliver an exciting show that reflects their love of music and life.

Highway 99 is an exciting band from Modesto, California, that plays a great mix of classic R&B, Blues, and Rock. They feature a 3-piece horn section that really sets their sound apart from many other bands in the central valley.

Barkin' Dog Grill for the best in fresh organic food
and live entertainment

JR&T performs Classic Rock, Claissic R&B, hits from the 60's thru the 80's as well as originals. We are available for special events, festivals, and private parties.

Ernie touched the lives of many youngsters during his own short lifetime. He participated in numerous school demonstrations...he always singled out one shy little kid and centered a bit of his performance around him or her could just see how special that child felt when Ernie played *just for him or her*. He always got the whole room clapping together to the beat, sometimes to the dismay of the teachers .

Gillian hosts an every-second-Tuesday at the Barkin’ Dog...Very popular and well attended

Hot Club Faux Gitane is an acoustic swing band based in Modesto, Cal­i­for­nia, that plays in the Gypsy jazz tra­di­tion of Django Rein­hardt and his Quin­tette du Hot Club de France. Django was a Belgian-​born Gypsy gui­tarist who came to promi­nence in France in the 1930s. He and his Quin­tette mixed Parisian dance-​hall musette, tra­di­tional gypsy music, and the Amer­i­can jazz of Louis Arm­strong and Duke Elling­ton to cre­ate a new genre, known today sim­ply as “Gypsy jazz” or “Gypsy swing.”

Big Earl and the Cryin' Shame is a West Coast blues band from Modesto, California. Eli Lester and Jason Finley share guitar duties. The rhythm section is Randall Niemann on bass and Ian Stambaugh on drums. The group is fronted by "Big Earl" Matthews who belts out the blues.

Mr. Ben and the Eye-Birds and The ROB HILL BANDl Band will play at the Barkin Dog Grill, July 11th at 7pm, to help promote the new children's book "Gus the Magical Moose" that, I, Mr. Ben, (art teacher at Summit Charter Academy) and my students have recently published. Please come enjoy a night of music, and good food ; ) with special thanks to Hannibal with the Barkin Dog

Silly String Band

Providing children's entertainment.  This is an ongoing project aimed at creating a community of musically literate youth. 

Let's play music and have fun.

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